How many of you make use of the Chatbox up there in the corner of the site? Judging by what I’ve seen I would guess not very many. Which is a shame because I think there is real potential for better roleplay, for getting your game noticed, and for meeting new people if it was used.
Hi guys, OngoingWorlds yesterday had quite a bad spam attack, where loads of really annoying spammy games were created that had really weird names, filled with descriptions and characters of equally questionable content and images.
It’s all been sorted now, and we’ve cleared out the spammy games – although some of you might still notice member and character requests with weird, nonsense content. Just decline it and it’ll be deleted.
just want to say thanks to everyone who emailed and messaged me to say there was a problem, it was a great help in finding the person and deleting all his crappy spammy content!
And a MASSIVE thanks to Xan for deleting all the spammy games. It sounds like the spammer was creating them faster than he could delete them, but he won in the end! Thanks Xan, you were absolutely brilliant!
We’ve banned the user, so they shouldn’t be able to post again, but they could always come back with a new user account and a different IP address, so if this happens again, let me know guys! Thanks!
Hey-o Ongoing Worlds! It’s been a while hasn’t it? Don’t answer that, we’re not actually talking and you talking to a screen with no reply really isn’t flattering. Anyway, where was I? Oh yeah. The beacons are lit and I do call for aid! YOUR AID! Why? BECAUSE THE CHAT BOX NEEDS OUR HELP! Continue reading THE BEACONS ARE LIT! TIBERIUS CALLS FOR AID!
No, I don’t mean the song. This is about players who are gone for days to weeks on end without posting on a game. His finest life gets in the way, I mean who doesn’t need a vacation every now and then. The problem is when you don’t tell other players when you were going to be gone. One day is fine, two days is understandable but frustrating, three days is pushing it but we can still wait, four days is beyond too much. Continue reading R-E-S-P-E-C-T
We have all been there. You are posting, things are going smoothly, and then people go to bed or work or just get busy. What do you do? You could always create a game, using the walkthrough here, or you could try to join another game.
Now what? You suddenly have thirty games you are playing, and characters and storylines are getting mixed up, and you can’t keep up with them all! You start buying a notebook to keep things on track, your hair turns gray, and the quality of story goes down. How can you fix this or prevent it from happening? Continue reading Take It to the Limit
One surefire way to stay on track and expand your creative skills is to make a trademark for yourself, something you use a lot and it carries with you from place to place. This can range from something such as a signature, a saying, something personal. But, in the case of a roleplaying site i.e. Ongoing Worlds, an easy way to make a trademark is to have an original character. Why are they important and how can they make you feel more comfortable in a rp setting? Continue reading Original Characters AKA, YOUR Trademark
One of the biggest parts of a roleplaying game is the tech you bring into it. Technology is the big part of the story. Now you may think tech just kind of refers to more mechanical/futuristic technology such as computers. Well any kind of technology really is needed to blend a perfect roleplay. With that in mind, I got in touch with my good friend, Anomaly, Anom, or 1An0maly1 as he’s known on OW. Anom is currently studying to be an aerospace engineer and is currently interning in California. With his background knowledge, I decided he’d be the best person to talk to about this. Continue reading Tib’s Corner – Interview with 1An0maly1, Tech in Games #YeahHesBack
Hey dudes, I mentioned this as an idea in our Facebook group last week & John’s already contributed. So that makes it an official thing! Let’s do this!
What you have to do – Draw/sketch/paint/Photoshop up a typical scene from your game’s world. Then either upload it to the Facebook group, send it to us on Twitter (@ongoingworlds), or upload to Imgur & post the link in the comments below.
Wonder how we do our jobs? Wonder who we actually are? Whether we’re robots,human hybrids, or aliens? What we like to do in our spare time or just general boring questions? Is Dave really a tea powered robot? Well! Now you can! Continue reading Ask the Admins Q&A